for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The mission of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
(ATSDR), as an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services, is to serve the public by using the best science, taking
responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information
to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances.
for Environmental Information and Statistics (CEIS)
-Learn about the air quality, water quality, drinking water
safety, hazardous wastes or toxic releases in your community by making
"one-stop" on the CEIS Web site, to get an environmental
profile report. You can also learn about the quality of the data in
-Quickly make a detailed map showing the sources of pollution
in your community. You can also learn about the types and amounts
of pollutants that have been released in your community;
-Browse through our digital library of environmental
quality reports and maps describing conditions in cities, states,
the nation and other countries. You can electronically search through
dozens of these reports to get information on a specific place or
for Watershed Protection
Dedicated to funding new and cooperative ways to protect and restore
watersheds, this site offers articles from the journal, Watershed
Protection Techniques, background on local watershed partnerships,
and information on watershed related training.
Young People About Water
This site contains materials designed to help educate young people
about water. Materials can be search by grade level or subject,
and a brief summary of products and ordering information is available.
The Environmental Justice Coalition (EJC) seeks to develop an Environmental
Justice Act (EJA) to provide the framework for protecting communities
with the poorest health, greatest concentration of environmental pollutants
or least economic development from additional sources of pollution.
The EJC will also develop an EJA that will provide communities with
the poorest health, greatest concentration of environmental pollution
or least economic development with mechanisms to attract sustainable
development projects. The EJA will provide communities with the means
to participate in the environmental permitting process and will provide
applicants for environmental permits with certainty regarding site
Working Group (EWG)
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a not-for-profit environmental
research organization dedicated to improving public health and protecting
the environment by reducing pollution in air, water and food.
Louisville Air Pollution Control District
For more than 50 years, the Air Pollution Control District has
worked to ensure cleaner air for the residents of Jefferson County.
The goals of the agency are twofold: ensure healthy air for breathing
while helping local industries and businesses meet local, state
and national air emission standards.
Locator Scorecard can give you a detailed report on chemicals
being released from any of more than 17,000 manufacturing plants,
or a summary report for any of over 7,000 zip codes, 2,000 counties,
50 states, or the entire country. Search for a facility or area by
name, or use the maps.
|Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center
The Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center is the Commonwealth's
primary resource for pollution prevention technical assistance,
training and applied research.